October 3, 2023


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Eye-Catching Portraits and Images of the Week

We kick off the week with some compelling wedding ceremony, boudoir and maternity photos which have one factor in frequent—a signature look honed by every photographer. Under, every photographer explains how they obtained the shot.

This picture, by Lucy Schultz, is of couple Talitha & Danny’s Elopement at Mammoth Lakes, California, in September of this 12 months.

signature look panorama.
© Lucy Schultz Pictures

This can be a 360-degree panorama of the scene the place Talitha and Danny selected to elope,” Schultz says. “They got here all the best way from the UK to the epic mountains of California and along with photographing their marriage, I had the consideration of officiating it.”

[Read: 9 Things You Need to Develop a Signature Photography Style & Aesthetic]

Schultz provides that one of these picture has grow to be her signature look and that each shopper will get one on the finish of their session. “This picture is created by first making a 12-image traditional panorama,” she explains, “then the 2 edges of the panorama are bent collectively in order that the horizon turns into spherical and the couple is standing on their very own tiny planet. That is the one strategy to see in all instructions with out utilizing a drone.”

The picture beneath was taken by Amanda Collette at her Pure Poise Photography Studio in Argonne, Wisconsin.

signature look for boudoir,
© Pure Poise Pictures

“I really take pleasure in solely capturing genuine shoppers who’re on the lookout for the expertise of boudoir, not simply the beautiful photos,” the photographer says. “It’s a part of my signature look. With [client] Jillian, this was her first time in entrance of a digital camera on this means and we made some attractive photos collectively. This can be a timeless and flattering pose that I shoot for all of my first-time shoppers. Its excellent simplicity is at all times a favourite, particularly the best way the viewer’s eyes are drawn to her lips and down her physique line. 

[Read: Boudoir Photography Styles on Style, Location, Posing & More]

This touching wedding ceremony portrait was taken by Kelsi Walters at Grandview Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga Valley in Georgia.

wedding portrait.
© Kelsi Walters Pictures

“I really like that this picture is so smooth and easy, and that the lighting was hitting their pores and skin completely. Plus I really like that they each appear so blissful.”

Photographer Scott Pierson of Magicc Imagery says that the very first time he shot with topic Amy, it was with one other pal of theirs and he captured some nice photos at that shoot. “I came upon later that she was pregnant along with her first boy and was not even conscious of that reality after we did that shoot,” he explains. “Through the years they turned shut mates and when she turned pregnant along with her second little one, she requested Pierson to do a maternity shoot along with her.  

maternity shot.
© Magicc Imagery

“She was radiant in her magnificence, and it was such a pleasure to {photograph} a really pricey pal,” he explains. “She is an excellent mom, and I’m so very blissful that we’re in one another’s lives and get the prospect to look at one another develop into the those that now we have grow to be.”

[Read: 7 Maternity Photographers on IG Creating ‘Mom Glow’ with Style]

Scott Stockton was photographing in downtown Winston-Salem, NC, which he says isn’t a really large metropolis, however had these “large, empty industrial buildings which made you’re feeling such as you had been in Detroit or Chicago. It had a Gotham metropolis really feel to it,” he explains.

signature look of two grooms in between buildings.
© Scott Stockton

“I beloved how the buildings on the left and proper had been framing the scene on the bridge so I put my couple on high and had an assistant maintain a flash with a Magmod sphere on it aimed on the couple. 

Dig into our Photograph of the Day archives for much more eye-catching portraits and pictures that embody intriguing photograph compositions, lighting and framing. Submit your wedding ceremony portraits, editorial, documentary and different attention-grabbing photos to: [email protected].